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    James Capello in at QB

    Is this a good thing? He gets the nod over Tiller?



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Nice, hopefully they will let him throw the ball down field.



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Tiller may be nursing an injury still. Otherwise, might as well see what James can do.



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    sounds like Capello has been really impressing - could be a good competition for starter next year.....er, or maybe next week.



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Quote Originally Posted by TheHelgo View Post
    sounds like Capello has been really impressing - could be a good competition for starter next year.....er, or maybe next week.
    hopefully the latter. AA aint gettin it done.



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Capello runs it in! Now THAT's how to sell a fake!!!! TD ISU



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Quote Originally Posted by Psyclone Brian View Post
    Is this a good thing? He gets the nod over Tiller?
    Uhhh... you're down 48 points. Can it possibly be a bad thing?



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Oops, make that 41 points, sorry.



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Quote Originally Posted by Psyclone Brian View Post
    Capello runs it in! Now THAT's how to sell a fake!!!! TD ISU
    was impressed with Tiller's fakes in previous games. Capellos does a nice job also!



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    He was pretty much flawless, too bad we didn't get to see him throw.

    This blowout loss was primarily on the defense and special teams, although obviously we couldn't pass well either. If the defense kept us closer we could have kept working our ground game.

    I don't think we have a QB controversy this year, but I would like to see Capello get more snaps. Tiller did not play well against UNI, I say whoever has the best practice week should be #2 week to week.



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Quote Originally Posted by GaryJohnson View Post
    Uhhh... you're down 48 points. Can it possibly be a bad thing?
    Uhhh... well... it depends who you want to groom for the next game. a redshirt Fr. or Tiller.



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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone1985 View Post
    was impressed with Tiller's fakes in previous games. Capellos does a nice job also!
    FWIW, which probably isn't much, Tiller was 50% on making the right read on the read option when he started which isn't very good at all.

    Tiller was also injured which I think is likely the reason Capello is in, however, I think there will be a good competition for the QB spot.


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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    the defense lost the game but it started with offense not getting it done on like 4 straight possessions if not more.




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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Capello only played because Tiller is injured. I wish I could share more information on that but I'm pretty sure the coaching staff doesn't want it out there. On a side note, Capello looked good for the limited time he was in there.


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    Re: James Capello in at QB

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Capello only played because Tiller is injured. I wish I could share more information on that but I'm pretty sure the coaching staff doesn't want it out there.
    Yes, it is of the highest priority that we not let the opponent know that our not very good 2nd string QB is hurt. They'll never figure that out since he didn't play in this game.



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